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Here are 8 people that created most useful inventions in the world

Here are 8 people that created most useful inventions in the world

History would have had no place in the affairs of men without geniuses. Personalities such as Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, among others are still celebrated today because of their inventions, ideas, and formulas.

These are prodigies and exceptionally intelligent, and accomplished academics, who have given new light to the world.

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Here are the eight exceptional intellects in the world:

Isaac Newton

Newton was an extraordinary physician, mathematician and alchemist. He is considered the most influential and greatest scientist ever seen on earth. He was often called the father of physics.

Newton was born in December 25, 1642 and he was English polymath, who invested prudently, and successfully for many years, diversifying his portfolio across stocks and government bonds.

His net worth was $5.7 million, and his works contributed to the 17th century science revolution and development.

Galileo Galilei

He was born in February 15, 1564 in Pisa, then part of the Duchy of Florence in Italy. Galilei died in Arcetri near Florence on January 8, 1642 at the age of 77.

He is a renowned mathematician, astronomer and physicist. Galilei is often called the father of modern astronomer.

His discoveries include the Moon, Jupiter’s moons, Venus and Sunsports, he supported the idea that sun, not the earth was centre of the universe.

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Stephen Hawking

Hawking is an English theoretical physicist, a cosmologist, and author, who was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge.

Hawking was pure prodigy, and one of the key modern-day scientists who explained the concept of black holes and the big bang theory.

He was born on January 8, 1942, and he live for 76 years. He lived for more than 50 years with ALS, and an IQ of 160

Aryabhatta: He was an acclaimed Indian mathematician and astronomer. He discovered theories such as solar system, rotation, approximation of pi, trigometry, place value system and zero, among others.

Many mathematicians and physicists went on to try understanding infinity after his discovery, and tried to explain it by various theories and experiments. He was born in 476 AD

Marie Curie

She was a Polish and naturalized in France. Curie was not only the first woman to win Nobel Prize Award, but the first person to win two awards in different fields; physic and chemistry. She is remembered for her discovering of radium and polonium.

She was born on November 7, 1867, was the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris in 1906. She in 1984 at the age of 66.

It was said that she assisted over a million soldiers with her X-ray units to help locate and treat shrapneil in their bodies.

Grace Hopper

Hopper an American computer scientist, mathematician was born on December 9, 1906. She created the world first compiler, enabling programmer to enter code for the first time in words rather than numbers.

Hopper is best known for her trailblazing contributions to computer programming, software development and the design and implementation of programming languages.

She enjoyed long and influential careers in the American Navy and computer industry.

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Terence Tao

Tao is anAustralian-American mathematician born on July 17, 1975. He is another modern-day prodigy. He was just two-year-old when he used to teach five years –old students how to spell and add numbers.

Tao is a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he holds the James and Carol Collins chair.

He is said to have the highest IQ score in the world currently, with an impressive score of between 225 to 230. He won a Fields Medal in 2006 for his contributions to partial differential equations, combinatorics, harmonic analysis and additive number theory.

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest living mathematician.

Leonardo da Vinci

He was an architect, mathematician, polymath, engineer and writer, among others. He is the first person to dissect human body.

And as a famous artist and painter, one of his most known painting is that of Mona Lisa, and many other works displayed in art galleries and museums around the world.

He was born in 1519, and his Mona Lisa painting was assessed at $1010 million. He died at age 67 in Amboise, France.